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Sus barbatus (bearded pig)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bornean bearded pig (Sus barbatus), also known ambiguously as the bearded pig, is a species in the pig genus, Sus. It can be recognized by its prominent beard. It also sometimes has tassels on its tail. It is found in Southeast Asia—Sumatra, Borneo, the Malay Peninsula, and various smaller islands like in Sulu archipelago. where it inhabits rainforests and mangrove forests. The bearded pig lives in a family.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
46
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.63
EDGE Score: 3.75

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  226.53 lbs (102.75 kg)
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  60 %
Diet - Scavenger [2]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Diet - Vertibrates [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  4 months 2 days
Litter Size [1]  4
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  16 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo montane rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kinabalu montane alpine meadows Malaysia Indo-Malayan Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Palawan rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian montane rain forests Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulu Archipelago rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran tropical pine forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sunda Shelf mangroves Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Sundaland heath forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Batang Ai National Park II 62638 Sarawak, Malaysia
Berbak National Park II 423927 Sumatra, Indonesia
Danau Sentarum National Park 347674 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Leuser National Park II 2203368 Sumatra, Indonesia
Gunung Niut Wildlife Reserve Nature Reserve IV 409109 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Palung National Park II 271203 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Krau Wildlife Reserve IV 149823 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Kutai National Park II 560076 East Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  
Tabin Wildlife Reserve IV 275051 Sabah, Malaysia  
Taman Negara National Park II 1122273 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Tanjung Puting National Park II 987160 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Ulu Temburong National Park II 123279 Brunei Darussalam  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Prey / Diet

Ficus callophylla[3]
Ficus crassiramea subsp. stupenda[3]
Ficus dubia[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aceros corrugatus (Wrinkled Hornbill)2
Aceros waldeni (Walden's Hornbill)1
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)1
Anorrhinus galeritus (Bushy-crested Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros malayanus (Black Hornbill)3
Arctictis binturong (Binturong)1
Arctogalidia trivirgata (Small-toothed Palm Civet)1
Berenicornis comatus (White-crowned Hornbill)1
Buceros rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Hornbill)2
Callosciurus adamsi (ear-spot squirrel)2
Callosciurus nigrovittatus (black-striped squirrel)2
Callosciurus notatus (plantain squirrel)1
Callosciurus prevostii (Prevost's squirrel)3
Caloramphus fuliginosus (Brown Barbet)3
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)3
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)2
Chloropsis cyanopogon (Lesser Green Leafbird)1
Chloropsis sonnerati (Greater Green Leafbird)3
Corvus enca (Slender-billed Crow)1
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum concolor (Plain Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)1
Ducula aenea (Green Imperial Pigeon)2
Geokichla interpres (Chestnut-capped Thrush)1
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)3
Helarctos malayanus (Sun bear)1
Hylobates agilis (agile gibbon)2
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)2
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)1
Iole olivacea (Buff-vented Bulbul)1
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)3
Ixos malaccensis (Streaked Bulbul)1
Loriculus galgulus (Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot)1
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)2
Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque)1
Martes flavigula (Yellow-throated Marten)1
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)3
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)2
Megalaima henricii (Yellow-crowned Barbet)2
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)3
Megalaima rafflesii (Red-crowned Barbet)3
Muntiacus atherodes (Bornean yellow muntjac)1
Platysmurus leucopterus (Black Magpie)1
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)1
Presbytis rubicunda (red leaf monkey)1
Prionochilus maculatus (Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Prionochilus percussus (Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker)2
Prionochilus thoracicus (Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Ptilinopus jambu (Jambu Fruit Dove)2
Pycnonotus brunneus (Asian Red-eyed Bulbul)3
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)2
Ratufa affinis (pale giant squirrel)2
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)2
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)2
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)3
Symphalangus syndactylus (siamang)2
Trachypithecus obscurus (dusky leaf monkey)1
Treron capellei (Large Green Pigeon)3
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)3
Treron olax (Little Green Pigeon)1
Tupaia glis (Common Treeshrew)2
Tupaia minor (Pygmy Treeshrew)2
Turdus obscurus (Eyebrowed Thrush)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dermacentor atrosignatus[4]
Dermacentor steini[4]
Haematopinus ludwigi[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Gladys Porter Zoo
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunnbarbatus
San Diego Zoobarbatus
Singapore Zoological Gardensoi
Taipei Zoosumatranus
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoobarbatus
The Philadelphia Zoobarbatus
Zoo Negara Malaysia
Zoo Taiping & Night Safaribarbatus
Zoological Society of London

Range Map

Southern Asia;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
4Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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